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Zeno Café serves up sweet treats

April 18, 2008

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At first glance, this average sized concrete bistro, located at the corner of Lagoon and Hennepin, may not appear all that enticing. However, step inside Zeno Café  and quickly be energized by the upbeat music, cheerful staff, a...

Minneapolis Institute of Arts galleries blossoming with exhibit, Art in Bloom

April 18, 2008

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This May, the galleries of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) will be transformed into gardens inspired by the surrounding artwork. MIA is hosting the 25th Annual Art in Bloom festival from May 1-4. Art and Bloom will sho...

Verburg’s collection of photos to close at Walker

April 18, 2008

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This weekend is museum-goers last chance to view the collection of renowned photographer JoAnn Verburg. Through April 20 the Walker Art Center will be housing the exhibition, Present Tense, which includes over 70 photographs and...

Edina Grill boasts inventive American menu

April 18, 2008

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Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Edina Grill is a trendy and affordable restaurant with a twist on classic American cuisine. The restaurant has been open since September of 1999 and is owned by Stephanie Shrimp, her bu...

Loring Pasta Bar captures Dinkytown’s charm

April 16, 2008

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Sitting in cushioned wicker chairs, diners are faced with twisted branches of metal trees holding lanterns, surprisingly placed stairways, and walls fashioned to appear old and crumbling at The Loring Pasta Bar in Dinkytown. Mus...

Counting Crows release new and improved rock album

April 8, 2008

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The Counting Crows are back, and this time it’s a good thing. With a string of sub-par albums following the release of 1994’s instant classic August and Everything After, The Crows new release, Saturday Nights and Sunday M...

The black Keys push listeners into rock coma

April 8, 2008

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The Black Keys hooked up with Gnarls Barkley producer Danger Mouse on their aptly titled new release Strange Times, and the result is a White Stripes’ inspired guitar assault that leaves listeners in a state of rock coma won...

Gonzalez haunts listeners with beckoning voice

April 6, 2008

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Sometimes one song can define an album, and unfortunately for Jose Gonzalez “Down the Line” was the one and only bright spot off of his new album In Our Nature. Coming off of his 2005 release Veneers, expectations were high...

Pei Wei brings new ethnic food to west metro

April 3, 2008

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Indulging in your Chinese food cravings doesn’t just mean driving to the nearest Leann Chin anymore. Located in Eden Prairie, off of Highway 212 and Prairie Center Drive, Pei Wei Asian Diner is the newest addition to the west...

R. E. M. effectively goes back to basics

Andy Lesser

April 2, 2008

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Although technology is quickly infusing itself into today’s music, none of the recently created digital effects, electronic drum beats, or synthesized noises have affected R.E.M in the 28 years of the band’s existence. R.E.M’s...

’60s legends revived through musical, Jersey Boys

April 1, 2008

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A Broadway musical based on the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Jersey Boys finds success with its sarcastic sense of humor and its upbeat songs filled with catchy lyrics, even while telling a not so unusual tale...

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